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Infrared erbium-doped fiber lasers
Author(s): N. Andrew Swain; Terence A. King
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Paper Abstract

The steady state behaviour of erbium-doped fibre laser amplifiers and oscillators has been modelled operating at 1.5?m and at 2.7?m. The model has been used to optimise a multimode 2.7?m CW laser using erbium doped fluoride fibre, end pumped by a 793nm laser diode. The laser has been constructed and performed as predicted, giving a threshold of 200mW and a slope efficiency of around 0.5%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1581, Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers III, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.134994
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N. Andrew Swain, Manchester Univ. (United Kingdom)
Terence A. King, Manchester Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1581:
Fiber Laser Sources and Amplifiers III

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